Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in West Dennis

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in West Dennis. This city's seafood restaurants, shopping and biking draw many visitors. Cape Cod Museum of Art and Cape Cod Museum of Natural History are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around West Dennis

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West Dennis a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bass River Golf Course (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Werner Schmidt Observatory (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Bass River Sports World (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Mini Golf (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Cape Cod Inflatable Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Bayberry Hills Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in West Dennis

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 77°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Dennis

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in West Dennis. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • West Dennis Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Wilbur Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Sea Street Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Pleasant Road Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Follins Pond (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Seagull Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around West Dennis

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial), which is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away.

Where to stay around West Dennis?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,161 vacation rentals near West Dennis. From 857 Houses to 168 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Dennis for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to West Dennis?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in West Dennis:

  • Dennis Port: 1,080 vacation rentals
  • Hyannis: 1,188 vacation rentals
  • South Yarmouth: 1,447 vacation rentals
  • Harwich Port: 1,046 vacation rentals
  • New Seabury: 263 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to West Dennis?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in West Dennis. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • West Dennis Beach: 3,429 vacation rentals
  • Bass River Lighthouse: 4,540 vacation rentals
  • Jericho House and Barn Museum: 4,711 vacation rentals
  • Swan Pond River: 4,517 vacation rentals
  • Cape Cod National Seashore: 3,777 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Dennis listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Dennis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 857 Houses in West Dennis. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Dennis include:

  • Cottages: 168 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 168 rentals available
  • Cabins: 168 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Dennis?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 100 vacation rentals with pool available in West Dennis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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